Local Government (Rating) Act 2002

29 Objections to rating information database

(1)

A person who is named in the rating information database as a ratepayer may object to the information contained in the database on 1 or more of the following grounds:

(a)

that a rating unit included in the district valuation roll has been omitted from the database:

(b)

that information included in the district valuation roll has been omitted from, or inaccurately entered in, the database:

(c)

that information included in the database, other than information entered from the district valuation roll, is incorrect:

(d)

that there has been a failure to enter a lawful amendment to the district valuation roll into the database.

(2)

Objections must be lodged with the local authority.

(3)

A local authority must notify the objector in writing of its decision on an objection and, if the objection is upheld,—

(a)

correct the entry in the rating information database; and

(b)

advise the ratepayer that the correction has been made.

(4)

A person may not object under this section to the correctness or otherwise of any information contained in the database that relates to an objection to the valuation of a rating unit under the Rating Valuations Act 1998.

(5)

Subsection (4) is for the avoidance of doubt.

Compare: 1988 No 97 s 116

Section 29(4): added, on 28 June 2006, by section 6 of the Local Government (Rating) Amendment Act 2006 (2006 No 28).

Section 29(5): added, on 28 June 2006, by section 6 of the Local Government (Rating) Amendment Act 2006 (2006 No 28).